Posted By Blog Bear on February 28, 2011
March in the Great Smoky Mountains is sure to brighten the soul as the peeking daffodils and poking tulip bulbs reach towards the sun and usher in the Spring and, alongside it, Springfest in Gatlinburg!
As we put our winter blues to rest we look to the fun things to do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge that offer your getaway some interesting culture and entertainment – beginning with Dollywood’s Festival of Nations, opening March 26 and concluding on May 2nd, this event is one of the biggest events in the Spring season for the area and is guaranteed to please with the enormous volume of entertainment from South America, Africa, Asia and Europe in addition to the entertainment Dollywood provides year round. The Festival of Nations celebration has become of one Dollywood’s most popular events and is a sure bet to brighten your Smoky Mountain experience.
If March means St. Patrick’s Day and the Irish celebrations to you, then you don’t want to miss your opportunity to see The Titanic Museum during the entire month of March. Spirited Irish song, folklore and arts will be featured as The Titanic honors the many Irish decent folks who built and traveled on The Titanic.
Also consider a one day trip to the Biltmore in the month of March. As the spring bulbs bloom all throughout the gorgeous Biltmore properties, it is quite possibly the very best time to visit as they offer a $29 dollar entrance deal to anyone who purchases their ticket a minimum of 7 days in advance. This is an incredible price, nearly 50% off of the season rack rate of $59, this opportunity is one you don’t want to miss. Visit the home of the Biltmores, taste the wines created on site, enjoy the foods grown on the land and more as you spend your day at the Biltmore Estates.
If you love the movies, Gatlinburg’s 3rd annual Gatlinburg Screenfest may be the perfect special event for you! March 25-27 brings film seminars, conference speakers, idea development assemblies and more for the independent film maker and film lovers of all ages. This is a unique event that is gaining popularity quickly in the city of Gatlinburg. To learn more visit www.gatlinburgscreenfest.com.
With April comes the 61st annual Wildflower Pilgrimage, however, many of the favorite sightings begin in March. Consider a hike to the Bud Ogle cabin or Rainbow Falls as you discover the sprouting Jack in the Pulpit, Larkspur, Trout Lily and Virginia Bluebells, known for their March appearances in the mountains! Wildflower Pilgrimage is an incredible celebration of the flora and fauna of the Mountains here and it should definitely be on your list for March activities as well!
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